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Lobatus goliath | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Lobatus goliath

• Goliath conch

• Búzio-de-aba / Búzio-de-chapéu

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Mollusca

Class:Gastropoda

Clade:Caenogastropoda

Clade:Hypsogastropoda

Clade:Littorinimorpha

Family:Strombidae

Genus:Lobatus

Species:L. goliath

 

301mm

Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil, 2016

 

Small chips on lip, anyway SUPERB specimen!

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Taken on December 25, 2018